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Williams in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The “World Famous” Sultana

 
 
The "World Famous" Sultana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
1. The "World Famous" Sultana Marker
Inscription. Constructed of formed concrete block in 1912, this saloon and billiard hall included a buffet for the townspeople who used it as a gathering place. Named for the famous Sultana Ruby of India. During prohibition the basement speakeasy provided bootleg liquor and gambling by invitation only.
 
Location. 35° 15.004′ N, 112° 11.373′ W. Marker is in Williams, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is at the intersection of West Bill Williams Avenue / West Route 66 and South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east on West Bill Williams Avenue / West Route 66. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williams AZ 86046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Babbitt-Polson Building (a few steps from this marker); Sultana Theater (a few steps from this marker); Pollock Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Telegraph Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Rittenhouse Haberdashery (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Canyon Drug Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Parlor Pool Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebsch Confectionery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williams.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
The "World Famous" Sultana image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
2. The "World Famous" Sultana
The "World Famous" Sultana Marker is on the corner of the building under the 'cocktails' sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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